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#10842964 - 05/13/15 10:08 PM Double fluke rig..question
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
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Do you usually make the sliding fluke the longest leader or the one on the main line the longest leader, or does it matter. I have seen it rigged both ways.

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#10843077 - 05/13/15 10:48 PM Re: Double fluke rig..question [Re: ezbassin]
Josh Fulton Offline
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Main line swivel is the longer leader for me! Don't know if either way is better but I've never had any problems this way so why change ya know!
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#10843082 - 05/13/15 10:51 PM Re: Double fluke rig..question [Re: ezbassin]
Bass98 Offline
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Main line is usually longer for me.
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#10843089 - 05/13/15 10:55 PM Re: Double fluke rig..question [Re: ezbassin]
OnEm247 Offline
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Registered: 03/23/15
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Def. main line always longer for me as well.

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#10843175 - 05/14/15 12:25 AM Re: Double fluke rig..question [Re: ezbassin]
Samuel Ragle Offline
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Me its the free sliding line that's the longest
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#10843340 - 05/14/15 07:33 AM Re: Double fluke rig..question [Re: ezbassin]
Ken A. Online   content
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KVD has a good video showing how he rigs it.

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#10843427 - 05/14/15 08:09 AM Re: Double fluke rig..question [Re: ezbassin]
collincountytx Online   content
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Both methods work well, and I haven't noticed a significant difference in catching frequency either way. I get more tangles with the sliding swivel line being longer, but you get a wider glide on twitches. Longer main line/shorter sliding swivel line gets less tangles and is easier to manage and cast.
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#10843562 - 05/14/15 08:55 AM Re: Double fluke rig..question [Re: Bass98]
Rudy Lackey Offline
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Originally Posted By: Bass98
Main line is usually longer for me.
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#10843901 - 05/14/15 10:39 AM Re: Double fluke rig..question [Re: ezbassin]
ezbassin Offline
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Registered: 01/15/04
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I have always heard to make the sliding one the short one but I watched a youtube video on rigging it by Mark Menendez and he makes the sliding one the longer one.

KVD makes the shorter one the slider.


Edited by ezbassin (05/14/15 10:54 AM)

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